Agenda, Pocahontas Co. Commission Meeting, 2-20-18

The Pocahontas County Commission will hold its regular meeting on Tuesday, February 20th, starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Commission Office in the Courthouse in Marlinton with the below agenda:


William S. Beard, Jr., President     

David McLaughlin, Commissioner     Jesse A. Groseclose, Commissioner 


Telephone: (304)799-6063     Fax: (304)799-3977

February 20, 2018

Regular Session

5:30 pm.     Discussion and/or Action – Exoneration Orders; Approval of Minutes.

5:35 pm.     Public Input/Hear Callers.

5:45 pm.     Attorney Stephen Skinner – Discussion and/or Action-Opiate Litigation.



The following agenda items have not been assigned a time slot but will be addressed                                            during today’s meeting. 

  1. Discussion and/or Action – Approve Final Settlements and Orders.
  2. Approve Improper Charges.
  3. County Commission Mail Items/Concerns.
  4. Discussion and/or Action – Second Reading and Final Adoption of Amended Pocahontas County Towing Ordinance.
  5. Discussion and/or Action – Approval of Full-Time Day Report Officer for Pocahontas County Community Corrections.
  6. Discussion and/or Action – Letter of Support for Cell Service Throughout Pocahontas County.
  7. Discussion and/or Action – Letter of Support for Grant Funding Through West Virginia Historic Preservation Office for Luke House Located in Cass Scenic Railroad State Park.
  8. Discussion and/or Action – Scheduling of 2018-2019 Budget Work Sessions.
  9. Discussion and/or Action – Budget Revision and Resolution for Pocahontas County Fire Board $50,000.00; In-House Budget Revision and Resolution for One Room University $500.00.
  10. Discussion and/or Action – Report from Counsel.
  11. Approve Invoices.



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Tim Walker

Tim is the WVMR News Reporter. Tim is a native of Maryland who started coming to Pocahontas County in the 1970’s as a caver. He bought land on Droop Mountain off Jacox Road in 1976 and built a small house there in the early 80’s. While still working in Maryland, Tim spent much time at his place which is located on the Friars Hole Cave Preserve. Retiring in 2011 as a Lieutenant with the Anne Arundel County Police Department in Maryland, Tim finally took the plunge and moved from Maryland to his real home on Droop Mountain. He began working as the Pocahontas County Reporter for Allegheny Mountain Radio in January of 2015.

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